In Memory of Laurie L. Petersen

Laurie L. Petersen
Laurie L. Petersen
Born: January 10, 1968
Died: January 17, 2021
Age: 53
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Laurie L. Petersen
January 10, 1968 - January 17, 2021
From: Battle Creek, IA

Laurie L. Petersen, age 53, of Battle Creek, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa.

No services will be held at this time. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at

Laurie Lenae Petersen, the daughter of Clifford and Lillian (Miller) Reed, was born on January 10, 1968, in Battle Creek, Iowa. Laurie attended Maple Valley High School in Mapleton, Iowa and then studied at Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

On October 21, 1996, Laurie married Scott Petersen in Battle Creek, Iowa. They were blessed with two sons: Dustin and Jerod.

Left to cherish her memory include her husband Scott Petersen of Battle Creek, IA; sons Dustin and Jerod Petersen of Battle Creek, IA; extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.


Celebration of Life
At A Later Date


Monday, February 8, 2021 at 9:05 AM
“We are very sorry for your loss. We miss Laurie everyday at work. Please accept our sincere sympathy for your loss. Laurie was a wonderful lady. ”
- Mike and Mary Thornton
Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 9:15 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss. I have very good memories of Laurie when we played cards and had a lot of fun together while we lived in Battle Creek. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time. Laurie always made it special for me having my favorite biscuits and gravy and coffee when I came over.”
- Wayne Maass
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 9:50 AM
“I was so deeply saddened to hear of Laurie’s passing, I have so many wonderful memories that I will cherish of our horse back riding days in our youth. We were neighbors and great childhood friends that shared a love for horses! My sincere deepest sympathies go out to her husband/boys and family. ”
- Lynn Tromp Christensen
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM
“So sad to hear this news!! Our sympathies and prayers to her husband, sons, and her entire family!!”
- Karla (Juelfs) Meier
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM
“My deepest condolences to you all. I will forever cherish my memories of Laurie. ”
- Steph Smith
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM
“Thought and prayers for Laurie's family. I work with her back in 1990. She always spoke highly of her family.
Mary Nehring ”
- Mary Nehring
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